World News | Reuters | Friday June 5, 2015
China's air force today conducted drills over Beijing for "routine flight training", the defence ministry said, an unusual move in a security-conscious city that has an almost permanent no-fly zone above its main urban areas.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 5, 2015
US lawmakers including presidential candidate Senator Marco Rubio wrote Communist leader Xi Jinping on Thursday's anniversary of the Tiananmen square crackdown, saying China's continued rights abuse is a "barrier" to improved bilateral ties.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 4, 2015
Tens of thousands of people are to join a candlelit vigil in Hong Kong today to mark the 26th anniversary of China's Tiananmen Square crackdown, with the city deeply divided ahead of a vote on how to choose its next leader.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 30, 2014
Internet giant Google's unwillingness to obey Chinese law is to be blamed for the shutdown of its hugely popular email service, state-run media said today after the last easy way to access Gmail was apparently blocked.
World News | Reuters | Sunday August 24, 2014
China has executed eight people for "terrorist" attacks in its restive far western region of Xinjiang, including three who "masterminded" a dramatic car crash in the capital's Tiananmen Square in 2013, state media said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday August 24, 2014
China has executed eight people for "terrorist attacks," including three it described as "masterminding" a suicide car crash in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 2013, state media announced.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday June 24, 2014
Chinese state television on Tuesday showed dramatic footage of what the government calls terror attacks by Islamist militants from the far western region of Xinjiang, as it steps up its propaganda campaign to counter an upsurge in violence.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 17, 2014
China today executed 13 people, stated to be Islamist "terrorists" from the restive Xinjiang province, while two other suspected militants were killed while attempting to carry out knife attacks.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 16, 2014
Three people were sentenced to death Monday over a deadly suicide car crash last October that killed two people in Beijing's symbolic heart Tiananmen Square, state-run media said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 11, 2014
Protesters turned Hong Kong's constitutional document into toilet paper Wednesday in an angry demonstration against Beijing's publication of a controversial white paper reasserting China's control over the city.
World News | Reuters | Monday June 9, 2014
China's top newspaper on Monday warned against aping Western-style democracy just a week after the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen crackdown, pointing to Thailand and Ukraine as examples of the kind of chaos the system can bring.
World News | Reuters | Thursday June 5, 2014
Tens of thousands of people held a candlelight vigil in Hong Kong on Wednesday to mark the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters 25 years ago in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, while mainland China authorities sought to whitewash the 1989 event.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday June 5, 2014
Tens of thousands of people in Hong Kong joined a candlelight vigil in a downtown park Wednesday to commemorate the 25th anniversary of China's bloody military suppression of protests on Beijing's Tiananmen Square.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 4, 2014
Troops deployed from China's provinces laughed as they shot randomly at pro-democracy protesters in Tiananmen Square, according to a US account declassified Tuesday for the 25th anniversary.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday June 4, 2014
From keeping foreign reporters off Beijing's Tiananmen Square to widespread censorship of the Internet, China marked 25 years since the bloody suppression of pro-democracy protests on Wednesday under a cloak of security.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday June 3, 2014
China defended the bloody 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators around Beijing's Tiananmen Square on Tuesday, the eve of the 25th anniversary, saying it had chosen the correct path for the sake of the people.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday June 3, 2014
Beijing put additional police on the street and detained government critics on Tuesday as part of a security crackdown on the eve of the 25th anniversary of the crushing of pro-democracy protests centered on the capital's Tiananmen Square.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 2, 2014
Several key Google services have become partially inaccessible in China on the eve of the 25th anniversary of the 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy protesters around Beijing's iconic Tiananmen Square.
World News | Reuters | Monday June 2, 2014
Google services are being disrupted in China ahead of this week's 25th anniversary of the 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators around Beijing's Tiananmen Square, a censorship watchdog said on Monday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 31, 2014
China will try eight people linked to a car-bomb attack in Beijing's Tiananmen Square last year, prosecutors said, as the government escalates a crackdown on violence emanating from its restive Xinjiang region.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 28, 2014
Beijing is stepping up security checks at subway stations after a series of deadly attacks and before next month's anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 22, 2014
Attackers killed at least 31 people Thursday when they ploughed two vehicles into a market and threw explosives in the capital of China's Xinjiang region.
World News | Reuters | Thursday May 1, 2014
A bombing in western China, which killed three people and wounded 79 on Wednesday, has raised concerns about the apparent sophistication and daring of the attack, possibly timed to coincide with a visit to the heavily Muslim region by President Xi Ji...
Offbeat | Agence France-Presse | Friday April 25, 2014
Authorities in China's restive Xinjiang region are offering cash to informants who report on neighbours with excessive facial hair, state media has reported.